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Drink Mon Jan 25 2010

Local Wine & Chicago Vinophiles Get Some Love

Last week, The Local Beet, the Chicago-based resource for local eating, welcomed a new columnist to cover local wine and spirits. Wendy Aeschlimann, my friend and a regular contributor to LTH Forum, kicked off her column with "The Case for Local Wine." Follow her as she sips her way through the Midwest.

Want to learn from other local wine experts as well? Earlier this month, Chicagoist launched "Get to Know Your Local Wine Gal/Guy" to profile area sommeliers, wine directors, consultants, suppliers, vitners and bloggers.

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Feature Thu Dec 31 2015

The State of Food Writing

By Brandy Gonsoulin

In 2009, food blogging, social media and Yelp were gaining popularity, and America's revered gastronomic magazine Gourmet shuttered after 68 years in business. Former Cook's Illustrated editor-in-chief Chris Kimball followed with an editorial, stating that "The shuttering of Gourmet reminds...
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